A Saturday Night Encounter.

A Young Japanese Woman and a Marine Officer.

Who Holds the Truth?

LIFECYCLE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS

 

     COCKTAIL PARTY
A FILM BY REGGE LIFE
     

 

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When the daughter of a Japanese businessman in Okinawa charges that a U.S. serviceman assaulted her, the serviceman claims the encounter was entirely consensual. The ensuing civil and military investigations bring to light persistent resentment going back many years on both sides about the human toil of accommodating long term military occupation.

A FILM BY REGGE LIFE

BASED ON THE AKUTAGAWA PRIZE WINNING NOVEL BY TATSUHIRO OSHIRO

FEATURING:  TADASHI MITSUI  SHELDON BROWN  ANDREW SPATAFORA  SAORI GODA  TATSUO ICHIKAWA  JAN MIZUSHIMA  MICHAEL NIEDERER  RIKA AKANISHI

YOSHIRO KONO  JAYSON JAMES AND YASU SUZUKI

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FESTIVALS & EVENTS

10. 15 -10. 18, 2020

Once again, COCKTAIL PARTY was selected for Kyoto International Film And Art Festival 京都国際映画祭,

This time streaming throughout the festival, due to the pandemic.

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10. 12. 2018

Here Is The Report from Kyoto International Film And Art Festival 京都国際映画祭, 2018, 10.11-14.

"COCKTAIL PARTY ADDRESSES A CRUCIAL ISSUE

 IN OKINAWA"

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10. 12. 2018

COCKTAIL PARTY was selected for Kyoto International Film And Art Festival 2018 京都国際映画祭 2018, 10.11-14.

6. 23. 2017

Director Regge Life and Cocktail Party had a forum/screening event at International House of Japan in Roppongi, Tokyo on June 23. Prior to that, he toured Universities all over Japan, screening and lecturing:  6/20 Gifu University;  6/21 Ritsumeikan University;  6/21&6/22 Keio University;  6/23 Japan Institute of moving Image.

4. 21. 2017

Cocktail Party was as an official selection for the 12th Annual DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon at Bijou Art Cinemas in Eugene, OR, April 21th-23rd, 2017.

12. 03. 2016

Cocktail Party Was Screened At The 6th Annual Boston Japan Film Festival At MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Followed By The Q&A With The Director, Regge Life, Which Received A Very Enthusiastic Response From The Audience.

4. 23. 2016

Director Regge Life Sat Down With An Okinawa International Movie Festival Reporter To Discuss His Timely Film And Source Material...

 

 

 

4. 23. 2016

A Completely Sold Out Screening At The Okinawa International Movie Festival Followed By Q & A, Including The Akutagawa Prize Winning Author Tatsuhiro Ohshiro.  (Japanese)

4. 24. 2016

Director Regge Life Suited Up For The Kokusai Dori Red Carpet To Promote His Film At Okinawa International Movie Festival.

4. 18. 2016

At Boston International Film Festival 2016, COCKTAIL PARTY Won Indie Spirit Special Recognition Award.

 MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEASE

MR. TATSUHIRO OHSHIRO

September 19th, 1925 - October. 27th, 2020

COCKTAIL PARTY IS PLAYING NOW

AT THEATRE DOUNUTS IN OKINAWA

APRIL 2 - 21, 2020

  Limited Time Theater Engagements:

        CIMEMA  PALETTE in Naha, Okinawa   Nov. 9 - Nov. 22, 2018

        UPLINK SHIBUYA in TOKYO, JAPAN     June 22 - July 5, 2019

        CIMEMA  PALETTE in Naha, Okinawa   Nov.20 - Dec.3, 2020

                  ( Special Tribute Engagement for Mr.Tatsuhiro Oshiro )

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FESTIVALS & EVENTS

10. 15 -10. 18, 2020

Once again, COCKTAIL PARTY was selected for Kyoto International Film And Art Festival 京都国際映画祭,

This time streaming throughout the festival, due to the pandemic.

119472706_3018736931571867_8050474857486
catch_edited.jpg

10. 12. 2018

Here Is The Report from Kyoto International Film And Art Festival 京都国際映画祭, 2018, 10.11-14.

"COCKTAIL PARTY ADDRESSES A CRUCIAL ISSUE

 IN OKINAWA"

mainvisual.jpg

10. 12. 2018

COCKTAIL PARTY was selected for Kyoto International Film And Art Festival 2018 京都国際映画祭 2018, 10.11-14.

6. 23. 2017

Director Regge Life and Cocktail Party had a forum/screening event at International House of Japan in Roppongi, Tokyo on June 23. Prior to that, he toured Universities all over Japan, screening and lecturing:  6/20 Gifu University;  6/21 Ritsumeikan University;  6/21&6/22 Keio University;  6/23 Japan Institute of moving Image.

4. 21. 2017

Cocktail Party was as an official selection for the 12th Annual DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon at Bijou Art Cinemas in Eugene, OR, April 21th-23rd, 2017.

12. 03. 2016

Cocktail Party Was Screened At The 6th Annual Boston Japan Film Festival At MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Followed By The Q&A With The Director, Regge Life, Which Received A Very Enthusiastic Response From The Audience.

4. 23. 2016

Director Regge Life Sat Down With An Okinawa International Movie Festival Reporter To Discuss His Timely Film And Source Material...

 

 

 

4. 23. 2016

A Completely Sold Out Screening At The Okinawa International Movie Festival Followed By Q & A, Including The Akutagawa Prize Winning Author Tatsuhiro Ohshiro.  (Japanese)

4. 24. 2016

Director Regge Life Suited Up For The Kokusai Dori Red Carpet To Promote His Film At Okinawa International Movie Festival.

4. 18. 2016

At Boston International Film Festival 2016, COCKTAIL PARTY Won Indie Spirit Special Recognition Award.

3. 15. 2017

Cocktail Party Had A Screening And Discussion As A Part Of 2017 Winter Institute For Intercultural Communication (WIIC) Workshops on March 15th In Springfield, Massachusetts.

SCREENINGS & FORUMS

7. 17. 2021

EngageAsia Film + Makers Series Webnar

Featureing Regge Life and the Cast of Cocktail Party

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1. 29. 2017

Cocktail Party Had A Screening And Discussion As A Part Of "Asia: Past, Present, Future", New England Region Association For Asian Studies' Annual Conference On January 29 at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

10. 29. 2016

A Special Invitation-Only Screening Of COCKTAIL PARTY Was Held At The 6th Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival In Okinawa.